Preschool Elephant Arts and Crafts



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Hand Elephants
Submitted by Debra
What You Need:
  • Fabric Scraps
  • Paper
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Leaves
  • Grass
What You Do:
  • Have each child trace their hand on light colored paper. Allow your childrent to use the materials to create the markings and features of an elephant. Encourage students to create the animals natural environment with the leaves and grass.
Idea:
When talking about elephants let your children mix their own grey paint (mix black and white)
Paper Plate Elephants
Submitted by Tonya
What You Need:
  • Paper Plates
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Give the children the materials and let them create a lion. You can suggest that they use the yarn for the outer edges and paint the face but don't be to specific so their creative juices can flow.

Elephant Mask
What You Need:
  • Construction paper
  • Paper plate
  • Stapler
What You Do:
  1. Cut construction paper in half length wise and staple together to make a band which will fit on kids head.
  2. Cut paper plates in half and slit it on the top so that it can fit on the sides of the band and staple them to the band to look like ears.
  3. For the trunk roll a piece of construction paper up (to look like a tube) and tape it, then staple it to the center of the band to look like the trunk coming down.
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